Laurinda Dawson

1841–1924 (Age 83)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Laurinda

When Laurinda Dawson was born on 28 February 1841, in Ohio, United States, her father, Stephen Ludlow Dawson, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Jane Bumpus, was 31. She married Cornelius N. Gray on 29 August 1861, in Wabash, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Browns, Browns Election Precinct, Edwards, Illinois Territory, United States in 1900 and Illinois, United States in 1924. She died on 12 March 1924, in Browns, Edwards, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83.

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Laurinda Dawson
Cornelius N. Gray
Marriage: 29 August 1861
Nancy J. Gray

Spouse & Children

  • Female1841–1924Female

  • Cornelius N. Gray


29 August 1861
Wabash, Illinois, United States


  • Nancy J. Gray


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lurandi Hollman in household of Henry H Hollman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lurinda Gray in household of Ludlow Dawson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lurinda Hollman in entry for Cornelius N Gray, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"

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